MURRAY — Jimmy Loness, 59, of Festus, Mo., died Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, Mo.
He retired from GMP Metal Products as a machinist and was member of Local 1345 International Machinists and Aerospace Workers. He was a U.S. Army veteran from the Vietnam era.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Loness; his stepfather, Jerry Bazzell of Murray; one son, Shawn James Loness of Festus; one stepson, Ryan Panchot of Hazelwood, Mo.; two sisters, Karen Smith and Cynthia Bazzell, both of Kirksey; and one brother, Wayne Loness of Festus, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Edna (nee Junior) Loness, and one brother. His parents were Ruth Mae (nee Smith) Bazzell and Charles Leon Loness.
Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2013, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus with the Rev. Johnathan Wallis officiating. Private burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Kirksey.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
J.H. Churchill Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.